Deforestation threatens Peru's bear species

Biologists mobilise villagers by teaching them how to protect the fragile habitat of spectacled bears.

Last updated: 24 Dec 2013 22:07
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A rare species of bear native to South America is under threat from deforestation.
One third of all spectacled bears found on the continent live in Peru, but their numbers are on the decline.
Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lambayeque in northwestern Peru.


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